Glossary

Glossary

The glossary aids you in understanding the specialised terms in relation to cow’s milk allergy and other food allergies. Start by typing in the search box or use the alphabetical index to find what you are looking for.

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  • Nausea

    A feeling of physical unwellness and discomfort in the upper stomach with the desire to vomit.
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  • Nutrient

    A component of food that can be metabolised by the body. Nutrients include carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, dietary minerals and water. They are used to build and repair tissues, regulate body processes and when converted are used as energy.
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  • Nutrition

    Process of food and nutrients consumption to satisfy the energy needs of our body.
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